Fine 12 Gal. EXCELSIOR POTTERY / A. P. DONAGHHO / Parkersburg, W. Va. Stoneware Jar

October 26, 2019 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 264

Price Realized: $708.00

($600 hammer, plus 18% buyer's premium)

PLEASE NOTE:  This result is 5 years old, and the American ceramics market frequently changes. Additionally, small nuances of color, condition, shape, etc. can mean huge differences in price. If you're interested in having us sell a similar item for you, please contact us here.

October 26, 2019 Auction Catalog

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Twelve-Gallon Cobalt-Decorated Stoneware Jar, Stenciled "EXCELSIOR POTTERY. / A.P. DONAGHHO / Parkersburg, W.Va.," circa 1880, large-sized, semi-ovoid jar with tooled shoulder, applied lug handles, and semi-rounded rim, decorated with the stenciled maker's mark, "EXCELSIOR POTTERY. / A.P. DONAGHHO / Parkersburg, W. Va.", accented with a stenciled rising sun motif and geometric banding. Bold-faced stenciled "12" below, flanked by stenciled flourishes. Some light, scattered exfoliation to reverse and left and right sides of jar. A long sealed diagonal crack emanating from base on side right side of jar. H 20 1/4".

Important Note: Due to its very large size, we are unable to ship this crock. If you will not be attending the auction in person, you can, of course, still bid on it, but you must make arrangements to come and pick it up or have someone else do so for you. Thanks very much!

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